|The Collector of Konkani Texts - Recorded by Doordarshan. Interview by Stanley Vaz.|
Brazinho Soares, of Santa Cruz village in Goa, India, is a collector of the written word in the local language Konkani. Over the years, he has built an amazing collection of the many (often now unavailable) books published in this tiny Indian "national" language. Here, he tells of his experiences with interviewer Stanley Vaz. Interview in Konkani, Doordarshan.
Keywords: konkani; writings; texts; books; collections; brazinho soares; stanley vaz; doordarshan; goa; konkani; indian languages
|Konkani Awards 2012 (TSKK, Goa) - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
AUDIO IN KONKANI LANGUAGE [This report from Miguel Braganza): Mandd Sobhann Gurkar and General Secretary of the Jagotik Konknni Songahattonn [Global Konknni Organization], Eric Ozario presented the prestigious Antonio Pereira Konknni Puroskar for lifetime contribution to promotion of Konknni language and culture to Mr Cyriaco Dias, the veteran Tiatr and Konknni film artist as well a freedom fighter...
Keywords: konkani; awards; thomas stevens konknni kendr; dr pratap naik sj; goa; india; languages in india
|National Seminar on Scripts, With Special Reference to Konkani (India) - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
A seminar was held on March 10-11, 2012, at Mangalore on scripts and languages of modern India, with special reference to Konkani. It was organised by the Jagotik Konknni Songhotton, and organised at the Kalaangan, Mangalore. Excerpts from the event. Among the recordings are speeches of chairperson Prof Valerian Rodrigues; Paper I by Dr Anvita Abbi (Script and Language: Relationship and Contentions); Tulsi (a play based on the story by Jnanpeeth award winner late Ravindra Kelekar, presented by t...
Keywords: scripts; india; languages; konkani; national seminar; mangalore; karnataka; coastal western india; march 2012; jagotik konknni songhotton; kalaangan; eric ozario; tomazinho cardozo
|Writing for Children in Konkani, a Small Language from the West Coast of India - Recorded by Frederick Noronha/FN|
On Children's Day 2012 (November 14), while schools in Goa were closed for the mid-term break, three books specially written for children. The well-attended programme at the Campal Forest Department's children's park saw kids from across Goa mingle, join in for a magic show, and play the role of book-releasers in a participative function. Speakers on the dias agreed that much needed to be done to promote children's writing in Konkani, particularly in the Roman script...
Keywords: konkani, writing for children, dalgado konknni akademi, goa, india, west coast of india, roman script, dka, goa1556, books, publishing, regional languages, writing for children